Which soft pastels do we stock?

In a way the “best” pastel does not and cannot exist! The leading artist quality brands we stock all have in common… to be completely different from one another! A little bit like choosing an H or a 6B pencil are going to give your drawing lines a very different look and the feel in…

Which oil pastels do we stock?

In 1949, Picasso, a long-time Sennelier customer and a frequent visitor to their store across the street from the Louvre museum, was looking for a medium that could be used freely on a variety of surfaces without fading or cracking. Their collaboration produced the incomparable Sennelier oil pastels… We thought we’d go for these ones!…

Which acrylic paints do we stock?

Atelier : Free Flow in 36 colours available in 60ml and 500ml bottles, Golden : Heavy Body in 59ml tubes / Fluids in 30ml and 118ml bottles / Open in 59ml tubes, Jacquard’s Lumiere light body metallic acrylics in 70ml jars, Lefranc Bourgeois’ Flashe: in 125 and 400ml jars (plus some colours in 750ml), Matisse…

Which canvas(es) do we stock?

At all times we have in stock 70 different sizes of ready-made canvases from CreateART and we can also make one just for you in the size, depth, fabric that you want with our PROFESSIONAL touch! If you paint on canvas you know there are various qualities of canvases and frames. These range from cheap,…

Which papers do we stock?

We stock a huge selection of all kinds of paper in sheets and pads: Arches in sheets and pads, Art Spectrum’s Colourfix in pots and sheets as well as the Draw & Wash range of pads, Bockingford (Saunders) in sheets, Canson‘s Acrylic sketch paper in pads, Blotting paper in sheets, Canvas sketch paper in pads…

Which brushes do we stock?

Hog bristles, synthetic, squirrel, ox ear, Taklon, Kolinsky red sable, Kevrin, interlocked extra white hog bristles, badger, pony hair… we really have a huge choice… But that’s not all… then you need to choose the shape: point, flat, filbert or cat’s tongue are only the most common ones but you also find deer-foot, mop, dagger,…

Which gouaches do we stock?

Gouache, an opaque watercolour, has actually been around for much longer than watercolours. Like it, gouache will not dry waterproof but its colour mass is much more solid looking. We stock Holbein’s “Irodori” gouache, a Japanese company that has been making watercolour for a long time and has many unusal colours in the range, Pébéo’s…

Which watercolours do we stock?

On top of various students’ starter boxes with tubes or pans, we now have 5 full ranges of artist watercolours in stock offering all sorts of presentations… Sennelier‘s half pans to Blockx‘s giant pans, Holbein‘s 5ml tubes and Daniel Smith‘s 15ml tubes and even some liquid “ready made” ones: Ecoline. Then, of course, there are…

Which pigments do we stock?

Paint, pencils, inks, watercolours, pastels… all mark making materials are roughly made of 2 things: pigment which brings the colour, binder that holds the pigment together in this or that particular form. If you wanted to invent a colour and make a batch or be a purist and make your own paints (I personally wouldn’t…